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kels leedham

Resumé

Currently living in

New York, New York, US

Work Preferences

RemoteIn-PersonHybrid

Open to roles

Long Term EmployeeShort Term Contract

I was the top coder in General Assembly.

Ideal Workplace Values

The culture should be accepting of disability and LGBTQ.


Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

My neurodiversity lets me pick up technical skills really easily.

Technical Skills

PostgreSQL

Sequelize

Machine Learning

Data visualization software

Top 5 Soft Skills

CreativityLogical ReasoningCritical Thinking

Inclusion Essentials

Accommodations

Closed captioningAllowance of Fidgeting DevicesTask managementNoise-cancelling headphones

Environments I'm comfortable with

Driving a vehicle
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures
Working with animals
Working with food
Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)

N/A

Experience

Check out my work

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Medium
Worked for 4 months from Dec 2019 to Mar 2020

Data Science Fellow - General Assembly

• Participated in 500+ hours of applied training in Data Science concepts focusing on machine learning, regression methods, Python, SQL and advanced statistical modeling • Built skill and fluency in machine learning with classification and regression models and in data visualization with Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Tableau • Worked directly with a client and small teams to provide draw insights from large data sets and provide strategic recommendations

TableauPythonSQLAdvanced Statistical ModelingSeaborn
Worked for 4 years, 0 months from Dec 2015 to Nov 2019

Freelance Technology Writer - Self Employed

• Served as independent journalist to six technology companies • Focused on smartphone & smart home technology

Worked for 1 years, 11 months from Dec 2013 to Nov 2015

Digital Journalist - TheStreet.com

• Wrote 250- 300 articles per month, focusing on financial news in the technology sector • Developed strong reader base that averaged 1 million+ views per month (#1/ 20 writers)

Education and Credentials

Attended for 1 year or less from 2020 to 2020

Data Science Immersive - General Assembly

Certificate

Attended for 4 years from 2006 to 2010

SUNY Oswego

Bachelor's degree - Journalism & Creative Writing